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the breaking news. >>> also, president obama surrounded by police. their role, and his fight in colorado. >>> and cnn's ted turner gets mitt cal. a message for the president if the brand-fu interview. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> back it our top story this hour, the breaking news out of north korea. it says it's finalized, yes, finalized plans for a nuclear attack against the united states, warning that war could break out, in their words, any day. even before that announcement, the united states ordered ballistic missile defenses to guam as a precaution. the u.s. has thousands of troops on the island of guam. defense secretary chuck hagel is calling north korea a clear danger after weeks of escalating threats. let's discuss what's going on with president clinton's secretary of state, now the former secretary of state madeleine albright here in "the situation room." madam secretary, thanks for coming if. >> good to be with you. >> listen to the fu defense secretary. >> they have fu cheer capacity now. they have missile delivery capacity now. and so as they ha
. they were found in a barn near the prison. authorities were led there after a pawnshop clerk called police. someone was pawning jewelry left in a stolen car. >>> president obama delivers his budget next week. one white house official says it will meet republicans at least halfway. "the new york times" reports the president will propose cuts to social security and medicare which moderate republicans support. but he will also propose higher taxes on the rich which many in the party oppose. the president appears to be hoping to crack republican unity. >>> and secretary of state john kerry is the latest cabinet member to give back part of his salary in solidarity with his staff. workers have to take days off because -- without pay because of the sequestration budget cuts. the president and some others will give 5% back to the government. kerry is among those who will give his part to charity for department employees. >> well, kerry's predecessor hillary clinton has inked a book deal. memoir scheduled to be released in june of next year. a source says it will not include anything about the 2008
, it is an issue like saving american lives. when you think about how president obama has been asking the public to push legislators call them and e-mail and advocate. leb in denver tomorrow trying to make the point to the local police academy. is there anything the public can do beyond demonstrations to help move this along and get through to our o legislators this is what the american people want? >> it is fundamental grassroots engagement. not only do you have to write them and call them but meet with them in person, show up, tweet at them. this is not a one things you do one day and we've taken care of it now. this is a sustained activity and sustained engagement to take this to the finish line. we've gotten things out of the senate judiciary committee. that is a tribute. we're now at the next hurdle. we'll see how it plays out. if people keep engaging and jumping on this bandwagon that's moving, we're going to make some success. >> john: as a survivor of real and terrible gun violence, how frustrated do you get when you see congress dragging their feet on this or does it inspire you to work
. happy to do it. >> president obama visited colorado on wednesday. he is speaking at the denver police a cavity -- academy about the gun control measures. the stars live at 5:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. the ranking member of the oversight and government reform committee. he co-authored with a group of bipartisan lawmakers after losing his 20-year-old nephew to gun violence in 2011. this is just under an hour. > ok, so we will begin. we are timely turn now. -- here now. welcome to the national press club. happy easter and passover season to everyone who celebrates those. and happy spring. will the world's leading organization for journalists and, as we say, the place where news happens. my name is bob wiener. today we are honored to have congressman elijah cummings of baltimore, presenting it a reality check on congressional gun legislation. rankingesentative is a member of the house oversight democratic reform committee. the congressman is the former chairman of the congressional black caucus. now with more than 100 co- sponsors on gun tracking legislation. he takes the gun safety
in front of other jurors. >>> president obama in colorado today making his case once again for congress to take action on gun control. he'll meet with law enforcement and community leaders at the denver police academy, not far from the site of the aurora movie theater massacre. colorado just expanded background checks for gun purchases, and placed restrictions on gun magazines. >>> pope francis paying his respects to the late pope john paul ii. the pontiff made a private visit last night to john paul's tomb to mark the eighth anniversary of his death. the pope spent time kneeling in silent prayer at the tomb. pope francis also prayed at the tombs of pope john xxiii and st. pius x. >>> the next iphone could be on its way. "the wall street journal" says apple will start producing a refreshed iphone sometime this quarter. that could mean a summer release. also a smaller, less expensive iphone could be launched this year. there's demand for cheaper phones. last quarter apple's older iphone models sold very, very well. >>> all right a wild ride in a stolen taxi. a suspect fleeing from police
unveiling an nra report that suggests we should fight guns with more guns. it calls for more armed police officers, security guards, and staffers at every u.s. school. the nra also wants to loosen restrictions so teachers can carry weapons. but president obama is on the road pushing a very, very different approach. jim acosta has the latest. >> reporter: john and christine, later today in colorado, president obama will meet with victims and families of victims from the shootings at columbine and aurora. votes in congress on new gun control measures expected later this month, it's now coming down to a battle between president obama and the nra. in a hard push for new gun control laws, president obama is heading to two states still reeling from mass shootings. up first, denver, colorado, near the scene of the movie theater massacre at aurora, and where the president, one white house official says, wants to put the issue back on the front burner. on monday he goes to hartford, connecticut, about an hour from newtown. >> he believes that that passion, that urgency still exists around the coun
-- >> caller: yeah. >> stephanie: or that one. >> caller: mr. obama. and the second thing is because of any -- the people being laid off because of the sequestration, i think that what we should do is take people that are important to us protectors first responders, police that sort of people and trade them for one of the congressmen so they end up without a job, and the idea that -- god, it makes me so angry. >> stephanie: that's okay, jesse. this is most of my conversations with chris. i'm like why did i call you? >> caller: there was one other thing, which -- i seem to have forgotten. >> stephanie: that's okay. jess you call back again. that's almost every conversation with my friends. i called because -- oooooooooh. andrea in north carolina welcome. >> caller: hi steph it was so great to meet you and chris in d.c., unfortunately i couldn't get through the crowd, and jacki, but at least i saw you. i was concerned there was a couple of callers this week that they seem to equate civil union with getting married by the justice of the peace. and they are totally different.
obama on the road today. he leaves the white house after he gives his daily briefing just about noon for the flight out to denver where he will be going to the denver police academy meeting with law enforcement and community officials and giving some remarks this afternoon in denver on gun violence and the measures that congress should pass to keep us all safer. then he goes off to san francisco, lucky dude getting a night in san francisco. he will be speaking at a fundraiser for the democratic congressional campaign committee with leader nancy pelosi at a private residence and spending the night in san francisco. no briefing today. jay carney will be gaggling on air force one. we will be back with victoria jones as a friend of bill's. >> this is "the bill press show." >> bill: here we go, hour number 3 of the "full-court press" this morning, this wednesday morning april 3rdrd. great to see you today. thank you for joining us. it is the full court press coming to you live on current tv bringing you the news of the day and, most xwovrnlth, giving you a c
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